fàng shuǐ
v. turn on the water, let water out, throw a game (sports)
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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xǐ yī jī néng shǒu dòng fàng shuǐ ma
phr. Is it possible to manually turn on the water on the washing machine?
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wǒ hái méi xí záo ní zěn me jiù fàng shuǐ le
phr. I haven't taken a bath yet. Why did you drain the water (of the tub)
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tā men zài dǎ fēn shí fàng shuǐ le
phr. They loosened the standard when marking/grading.